聞く

聴く、 訊く

Reading

Kana: きく
Romaji: kiku
Kana
Romaji

Definitions

v5k
vt
1

to hear

2

to listen (e.g. to music)

Note: usu. 聴く
3

to ask; to enquire; to query

Note: formal 聴く
4

to learn of; to hear about

5

to follow (advice); to comply with

6

to smell (esp. incense); to sample fragrance

See also: 香を聞く
Note: Only 聞く、 聴く

Kanji

Readings: ブン、 モン、 き.く、 き.こえる
Meanings: hear, ask, listen
Readings: チョウ、 テイ、 き.く、 ゆる.す
Meanings: listen, headstrong, naughty, careful inquiry
Readings: ジン、 シュン、 シン、 き.く、 と.う、 たず.ねる
Meanings: request, question, investigate

Example Sentences

()いてよ。
➥You know what?
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値段(ねだん)()いた?
➥Did you ask the price?
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()いてるの?
➥Do you hear me?
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世論(せろん)()け。
➥Heed public opinion.
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()きたいわ?
➥Want to know?
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(いち)(きょく)()くか。
➥Will you listen to a piece of music?
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